If you are considering upgrading your roof, then it may be wise to think about materials outside of the common asphalt. An asphalt roof will last for about 20 years, but other materials can last for 50 years or longer. These include slate, wood, copper, and other types of metals. Metal roofs are becoming just as popular as asphalt in some areas, but you may shy away from this idea based on certain myths or misinformation you have heard. [Read More]
Is A Reverse Osmosis Filter Actually Worth It For Your Home?
Clean water is an essential part of living a healthy life. While water that comes in from the city is safe to drink, that doesn't mean that you have to settle. Adding an additional in-home filter can remove even more contaminants to create water that is not just safe, but also tastes better and is easier on your appliances. Reverse osmosis filters give you almost completely pure water, but are they worth the hassle? [Read More]
Tips And Tricks For Implementing A French Drain System Into Your Landscaping
If your property is flat or slopes inward, you are probably looking for a solution to redirect water flow without messing up the look of your yard. A French drain system keeps your basement dry and clears excess water off your lawn before mushrooms take over the grass. But that's not the best part. The best part is that the drain works well and looks even better. Below are a few tips and tricks for creating a beautiful, dry lawn. [Read More]
What To Do When You Lose Your Car Keys
Most everyone has had moments when they temporarily forget where they placed their car keys. Usually they turn up somewhere. But what do you do when you've looked everywhere, contacted every place you visited the past few days, and called friends and family, only to realize your keys are lost for good? Don't panic. The solution is simple when you follow these three steps to solving the problem. 1) Call a Locksmith [Read More]